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DFFE Internships 2024: Embark on a Sustainable Career Path in Environmental Conservation

Join the Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment (DFFE) for enriching internships in 2024. Gain hands-on experience, mentorship, and networking opportunities while contributing to vital conservation projects in South Africa.

Are you eager to make a difference in environmental conservation and sustainable resource management? The Department of Forestry, Fisheries, and the Environment (DFFE) is excited to welcome driven individuals to our internship program in 2024. As custodians of South Africa's natural heritage, we are dedicated to nurturing emerging talent and offering valuable experiential learning opportunities in forestry, fisheries, and environmental stewardship.

Interns will immerse themselves in a vibrant and collaborative setting, collaborating closely with seasoned experts. Under the guidance of mentors, participants will play a pivotal role in impactful projects focused on biodiversity preservation, responsible resource utilization, and environmental mitigation strategies.


- Conducting comprehensive research, data collection, and analysis on forestry, fisheries, and environmental issues.
- Assisting in the implementation of conservation and management strategies for protected areas and marine ecosystems.
- Engaging in fieldwork activities such as habitat assessments, biodiversity surveys, and environmental monitoring.
- Supporting the design and execution of community outreach and environmental education initiatives.
- Contributing insights to policy development and strategic planning endeavors within the department.
- Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to address environmental challenges and advocate for sustainable methodologies.
- Providing administrative assistance, including organizing meetings, preparing reports, and managing project documentation.


- Enrollment in or recent graduation from a relevant undergraduate or postgraduate program in environmental science, forestry, fisheries, ecology, or related disciplines.
- Demonstrated academic excellence and a genuine passion for environmental conservation and resource management.
- Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work effectively in team settings.
- Demonstrated initiative, creativity, and problem-solving abilities.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite; familiarity with GIS software is advantageous.
- Willingness to travel and work in diverse locations across South Africa.

**Job Benefits**

- Practical Experience: Engage in hands-on learning through active involvement in conservation projects and initiatives.
- Mentorship: Receive guidance and support from experienced professionals, fostering personal and professional growth.
- Networking: Expand your professional network within the environmental sector through interactions with peers, mentors, and stakeholders.
- Skill Enhancement: Develop expertise in research, data analysis, project management, communication, and teamwork, enhancing your employability in the environmental field.
- Impactful Contributions: Contribute meaningfully to conservation efforts in South Africa, playing a part in preserving biodiversity and promoting sustainable practices.

Join us in shaping a sustainable future for South Africa's natural resources. Apply for a DFFE internship in 2024 and take the first step towards a rewarding career in environmental stewardship.

Employment Type
Job Location
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, 0001, ZA
Working Hours
Base Salary
R 56.26R-R 83.08R Per hour
Date posted
March 19, 2024
Valid through
March 19, 2026
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